Tabletop & Gifts

Wilson to Lecture on Eco-Friendly Design at 7 W

Wilson to Lecture on Eco-Friendly Design at 7 W

NEW YORK–Interior designer Robin Wilson will deliver a presentation about eco-friendly home design at 7 W New York on June 15. Wilson, owner of Robin Wilson Home with a showroom in room 925 of the building, will present her talk as part of 7 W New York’s Designer Day lecture series. Recently, Wilson completed aMore »

Gift Fair Unveils Phase One of Strategic Plan

Gift Fair Unveils Phase One of Strategic Plan

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair will feature the first key components of a three-year strategic plan at this summer’s show. Called “Focus Forward NYIGF 2013,” the plan is intended to evolve the Gift Fair into “the defining marketplace for fashion-forward and design-driven home, gift and lifestyle resources,” said Dorothy Belshaw, director ofMore »

Colonial Williamsburg in License With Enesco

Colonial Williamsburg in License With Enesco

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has reached a license agreement with Enesco for a line of gifts and decor products for home and garden. Under the terms of the agreement, Enesco will manufacture Williamsburg products co-branded with Department 56 and folk artist Jim Shore, two of Enesco’s labels. The Williamsburg collection by Department 56 willMore »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, ICON Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Spring Tabletop Show Opens Today

Spring Tabletop Show Opens Today

NEW YORK–The New York Spring Tabletop Show begins today with the same sense of optimism and renewal that the season signifies. “I think it’s fair to say we are definitely seeing the end of that thing called 2009,” declared Laurie Burns, director of permanent showroom building Forty One Madison, which unveils nine new showrooms atMore »

Robinson Launches Oneida Spring Collection

Robinson Launches Oneida Spring Collection

NEW YORK–Robinson Home Products is building on the success of its licensing agreement with Oneida with introductions in luxury flatware, housewares flatware, fashion dinnerware, wine accessories and cutlery. “Consumers trust the Oneida brand, and we’re staying close to them using design and national advertising,” said Jim Walsh, president of Robinson Home Products.“We see 2010 asMore »